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Existing rules for U.S. nuclear reactor safety are insufficient for minimizing the risk of a meltdown caused by an outside event, a new report says.
A U.N. agency said it requires more money to keep Iran's disputed nuclear program under tightened surveillance for four extra months, Reuters reports.
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July 25, 2014
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Scientists now believe cat litter was not the only material responsible for an underground nuclear-waste leak, the Santa Fe New Mexican reports.
July 24, 2014 | Nuclear
The top diplomats from India and Pakistan are slated to hold peace talks in Islamabad next month, Agence France-Presse reports.
The head of a U.S. biodefense laboratory gave up his post after a blunder at the site sparked fears that anthrax had escaped, the New York Times reports.
July 24, 2014 | Clara Ritger | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
A group of Republican senators wants to require President Obama to come to Congress for approval on any nuclear deal with Iran.
An international monitoring agency said disposal sites have taken custody of all warfare chemicals shipped out of Syria, Reuters reports.
Quote of the Day
Sean Kaufman, a biosafety expert, regarding the former head of a U.S. biodefense office who, after a botched lab procedure sparked fears that researchers were exposed to live anthrax, was transferred and later resigned.
He's a scapegoat and everybody knows that.